On Wednesday, March 1st, in almost all the Catholic churches everywhere around Guatemala, Ash Wednesday (Miércoles de Ceniza) is celebrated. For many Christian traditions, this day marks the beginning of Lent, the period of 40 days of preparation to relive the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus. Ash (ceniza in Spanish, from the Latin cinis) is […]
La Antigua is a magical place that even now recalls a time when the capital city of the Reino de Goathemala represented the center point between the two Americas. A time when the streets of the city were laid out – not due to chance, but rather due to knowledge and intuition: a train of thought by […]
Internacional Childhood Cancer Day aims to raise awareness of importance of the challenges faced by children and their families. They are superheroes .!!!
Tierra & Lava: Luxury, Ethical, Vegan Skin & Hair Care. A few years ago my favorite natural foods chef told me she would not put anything on her body that she would not put in her mouth. At first I thought that sounded like a lofty goal, but the more I thought about it, the […]
One day before the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday is the traditional celebration of Carnaval. This day is variously known in English-speaking countries as Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day, or Mardi Gras, and this year it falls on Tuesday, February 28TH . In many towns, neighborhoods, and schools here in Guatemala, children dress up in costumes and […]